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Reports says Uganda's forests worth $350 million/year
...rt found that forest products such as charcoal and firewood
contributed between 8 and 36 percent of the annual income of local people living next to forests. These items were of particular importance during times when little food was available in their fields and access to cash was limited. The authors also...
Ecosystems, economic choices and human well-being
...s of food, water for drinking and crop irrigation, firewood
and building materials, along with the recycling of wastes into nutrients. "Richer groups are often less affected by the loss of ecosystem services because of their ability to purchase substitutes or to offset local losses of ecosystem services by s...
Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades
...educed the available pasture and the collection of firewood
by many, not necessarily just the pastoralists, reduced range quality. The lesson is that increasing population pressure not accompanied by management practices compatible with the new population size, is the cause of degradation." As populations in...
Emerald Spectre haunts Ontario's ash forests
...he new infestations most likely came from infected firewood
or saw logs moved there prior to the creation of the firewall but MacIsaac doesn't rule out the possibility that beetles jumped the ash-free zone. The study notes that scientists still need to determine the maximum flight potential of adult borers. ...
Firewood unintentionally transports emerald ash borer
...he word out to citizens and businesses not to take firewood
out of quarantined areas, we could contain the inf...aign. It is currently against the law to transport firewood
out of a quarantined area and offenders are saddled with hefty fines. Appleby said that even thoug...